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Child's Cup

Child's Cup

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Description
Oxidized-finish, spun cylindrical cup or mug with an embossed band of ancanthus leaves springing from scrolls around its lower half and a bumpy, D- or ear-shaped handle; body engraved opposite handle "Lura." in script. Applied molded rim and banded base with flat bottom. Bottom underside struck with five marks, an anchor in a shield, "GORHAM Co." in incuse sans serif letters, "0366", "SILVER SOLDERED" curved in incuse serif letters, and date mark of an iron cross in small square at right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
date made
1886
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
place owned
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.255 cm x 10.4775 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1978.0611.02
accession number
1978.0611
catalog number
1978.0611.02
Credit Line
C. Malcolm Watkins
subject
Food Culture
Baby
Children
Gifts & Presents
Girls
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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